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Jul 30, 2011 10:00pm EDT
back. >> as we explore our new segment cnn anchor don lemon appears not to care for cnn. >> what is jon stewart talking about and why did stephen colbert interrupt one of my broadcasts. >> i'm in the middle of a broadcast. >> who isn't, sanjay. >> i'll explain that and more in the news right now. >> good evening, i'm don lemon. u.s. senators are on the job. the high stakes standoff over raising the nation's debt ceiling has lawmakers working this very hour. as of now, they don't agree with they're making any progress. tonight cnn has learned that mitch mcconnell is in direct contact with the white house and democratic leaders in congress met face to face with the president late this afternoon. but just a short time ago on the senate floor, senator harry reid insisted that claims a deal could be near are simply not true. >> today the speaker republican leader held a press conference to announce they're in talks with the president and that a bargain to raise the debt ceiling is in the works and is close. mr. president, members of the senate, that's not true. >> i just spent two hours with
Jul 30, 2011 5:00am PDT
. that was delivered by arizona senator jon kyl this morning. >> president obama is simply too committed to the european style of big government, that his policies have set in motion. to democrats in washington, the answer isn't to cut spending, but to raise taxes and keep on spending. republicans believe we must solve our debt crisis. and we believe we can solve it if democrats will work with us. >> all right. we do have our correspondents up early this morning. athena jones at the white house for us this morning, also our joe johns, keeping an eye on capitol hill. joe, let me start with you, forget all the symbolic votes, the one we saw yesterday could see another one today this early afternoon. forget that stuff. what is a real possibility of happening right now? how are they going to get this done? >> okay. first, you got to say, this is a poisonous environment on capitol hill and in washington in general, but the way the democrats have been able to do this before is they've reached out to a group of potentially persuadable senators in the middle. these would be people who can sort o
Jul 30, 2011 7:00am PDT
? or 34 times? i'll tell you in just a second. stay wesw me. [ jon ] we don't just come up here for the view up in alaska. it's the cleanest, clearest water. we find the best, sweetest crab for red lobster we can find. yeah! [ male announcer ] hurry in to crabfest at red lobster. the only time you can savor three sweet alaskan crab entrees all under $20, like our hearty crab and roasted garlic seafood bake or snow crab and crab butter shrimp. [ jon ] i wouldn't put it on my table at home, i wouldn't bring it in. my name's jon forsythe, and i sea food differently. >>> so 17 minutes past the hour now. before the break, we were asking you, do you realize how many times a debt ceiling has actually been raised since 1962? 110 times, 74, or 34? according to the congressional research service, the answer is 74 times. and ten of those increases has occurred since 2001. getting to the 75th time is proving to be a doozy. that deadline for the debt ceiling deal just a few days away now. it's coming up on tuesday. if there is no agreement, then the government could start defaulting on loans
Jul 30, 2011 4:00pm PDT
lemon's zesty news bowl." thank you, jon. i didn't know that that was coming. i did know about the segment on the "colbert report" the next night. here's the rest of stephen going after me for not asking a guest about his most noticeable trait. >> no, don. ask him about being a vampire. you see the little teeth right there? those are vampire teeth! he's got the -- ha, ha, i see them. i see them. forget it. i know what to do. come here, come. on let's go. taxi! go! [ tires screeching ] [ laughter ] >> thousands of people milling around, shops open. that's happening now. >> all right, sanjay. thank you very much. make sure you stay safe out there. we'll have much more on the flooding coming up on cnn -- >> excuse me. excuse me. >> stephen? stephen colbert, what the -- >> don, i have a question to ask you -- >> i am in the middle of a broadcast. >> yeah, who isn't? hold on, sanjay. don, did you or did you not interview a man who had foreclosed on a bank? >> the guy in philadelphia, yes, i did. yes. >> did you not notice that he was a vampire? >> stephen, i did notice when he start
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